Sport at John McGlashan

Sport and cultural activities are seen as a major part of a student’s life at John McGlashan College.  Sport is encouraged for students in Years 7-13, as are the interhouse haka, singing, athletics, swimming and cross-country events.  Staff try to cater for a wide variety of interests and abilities and encourage both elite performance and enthusiastic involvement.  John McGlashan College has a proud history and strength in both sport and the performing arts.  They are seen as an important part of the College and contribute much to the culture and experience that is John McGlashan College.

All students from Year 9 through to Year 13 are encouraged to take part in at least one summer and one winter sport or activity.  If they choose an activity that runs for the whole year, they should also take part in at least one other activity in either summer or winter.


Sport director: Mr Carruthers

Phone: 021 924 714




JMC Blues

JMC Sporting Blues are awarded in both Summer and Winter codes. Click here to see the criteria.

An application form can be downloaded here

Queenstown Cricket Carnival  

An invitational side from John McGlashan College took part in the inaugural Under-17 Cricket Carnival in Queenstown in January and what an event this turned out to be.

Posted: Thursday February 23, 2017

Waihi Summer Sports Exchange

The Waihi Summer Sports Exchange is a highlight for many Year Seven and Eight boys.

Posted: Thursday February 23, 2017

Parafed Athletics

Felix had a fantastic afternoon running, jumping and throwing.   

Posted: Thursday February 23, 2017

2017 Otago Tennis Qualifier

On Wednesday 15th February our top McGlashan tennis team played in the Regional Secondary Schools’ Tennis Tournament. 

Posted: Wednesday February 22, 2017